Why software is the key to energy storage

The Rise of Electricity Submetering and Energy Analytics

July/August 2016 — North American Clean Energy; Volume 10, Issue 4

ENERGY MANAGEMENT “BEHIND THE METER” IS BEGINNING to be recognized as a major area of opportunity in a variety of sectors including energy retail, facility management, energy management, energy service companies (ESCOs), and maintenance and service companies. As energy costs continue to rise, the level of waste is becoming more and more significant.

The cost effective management and reduction of this waste is a good fit with the service mix and vision of these sectors. With the level of energy wasted in buildings and facilities estimated to be as high as 30 percent or more, and the annual value of this wasted energy estimated to exceed $75 to $80 billion in the U.S. alone, the size of this untapped market is now attracting the attention of those who are positioning their companies to attain an early leadership position and capture a greater market share. View the full story as a pdf (on page 76) or view the online digital issue July/August 2016 NACE.